IIT gets expanded to six more cities Tirupati, palakkad, Jammu and more

Posted on August 03, 2016, 08.57 AM
Jammu and Tirupati are among six urban areas the nation over which are set to get IITs, with Parliament today passing a bill in such manner. 

Under the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill 2016, which was affirmed today by the Rajya Sabha by voice vote, IITs will likewise be begun in Palakkad (Kerala), Goa, Dharward (Karnataka) and Bhilai (Chhattisgarh). 

Prior, the Lok Sabha had gone on July 25 the Bill which additionally tries to bring the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, inside the ambit of the proposed Act. 

Answering to an open deliberation on the bill, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said the IITs are the focal point of incredibleness and they will keep on remaining that way. 

"We won't permit anything that will bring down their gauges. Really we as a whole ought to attempt to enhance them further and make them truly world class foundations. Thusly quality is totally essential," he said. 

Answering to Jairam Ramesh of Congress, who raised the issue of guaranteeing complete self-sufficiency for the IITs, Javedekar said the HRD Ministry is not there on any leading group of IITs. 

"MHRD is not in any case spoke to on Board of Governors. It is totally keep running by the Board. We just encourage in money and that is the place we will think," he said. 

On subsidizing for the head foundations, he said there would not be any money related requirements for development of IITs. 

The legislature is as of now taking a shot at a plan for financing advanced education framework needs, especially look into foundation prerequisites, he included.




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